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Bee wise

Friday, June 2, 2017

Kim Stoddart launches a new series on beekeeping in conjunction with New Quay Honey Farm. Part 1: How a childhood interest in apiculture shaped a family’s smallholding future

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How to make time

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Sam Gray offers some tips on time management on the smallholding

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A little oasis

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Kim Stoddart speaks to a couple who have created a very special smallholding in the Black Mountains

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From 15th May poultry show ban will be lifted in certain areas of the UK

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Farm Tech Supplies Ltd offer products for small holders and compact tractor owners

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Bird flu: what of the future?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Restrictions are being relaxed, with High Risk Areas scrapped. But there is deep unease about the future. Andy Cawthray reports

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High Risk Areas scrapped from Thursday

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The perfect pony

Friday, April 7, 2017

Kim Stoddart is smitten with Shetland ponies on her smallholding

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Making a health plan

Friday, April 7, 2017

Pete Siviter talks to fellow vet Caroline Robinson about the benefits of making a health plan for your livestock. Caroline is a veterinary consultant and specialises in this area

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Bird Flu update: 3rd March

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The latest situation, a summary of biosecurity advice by our writer Kim Stoddart, and a case study

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In our January issue, Alicia Miller wrote about the rewards and fulfilment of the smallholding life. This month, she writes about the more

challenging side of ‘the good life’

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Bird flu update: February 15

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

We report on another outbreak, and explain how the restrictions across the UK will change after February 28

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Bird flu measures to be eased

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Most poultry keepers will no longer have to keep birds under cover

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Complying with bird flu measures

Monday, February 6, 2017

Vet’s advice to help you with your animals

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Still learning

Monday, February 6, 2017

LIZ SHANKLAND continues to find new challenges at her second smallholding, but plans are taking shape.

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An Irish view

Friday, February 3, 2017

Francis Nesbitt talks to Debbie Kingsley about his beautiful smallholding in Kilkenny, Ireland

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Bird flu: advice for poultry keepers

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DEFRA has told poultry keepers to take precautions to help stop the spread of bird flu. ANDY CAWTHRAY explains and offers advice

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Smallholding solutions

Monday, January 9, 2017

How to be prepared in smallholding

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Sam’s smallholding

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Sam Gray has had an eventful time on her Shropshire smallholding

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A gateway to the good life

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Kim Stoddart takes a look at a Welsh initiative to make sustainable smallholding much more accessible to everyone

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Home and dry

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Liz Shankland has advice on how to avoid mistakes with pig housing

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Guthrie McGruer explains how he has grappled with planning permission issues since buying a smallholding in the Wye Valley

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Welcome to a new bi-monthly feature series by Donald Macsween, a leading crofter from the Isle of Lewis

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Smallholding insurance advice

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Smallholders need insurance. Kim Stoddart takes a look at policies you might not be aware of...

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My Farm insurance have teamed up with global insurers Aviva to provide you with some of the best insurance protection for smallholders

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